National Archives and Records Administration - ARC 39124, LI 208-UN-1005 - ALLIES STRIKE OUT FROM BEACHHEAD - DVD Copied by J. Williams. Series: Motion Picture Films from "United News" Newsreels, compiled 1942 - 1945. Allied troops pour onto Normandy beaches. Shows German Generals Rommel and von Runstedt inspecting coastal fortifications in France. U.S. troops construct airstrips and planes take off. Allied planes bomb and strafe German emplacements. Winston Churchill, Jan Christian Smuts, and Generals Eisenhower, Marshall, and Montgomery view allied positions.